Illegal alien arrested on multiple charges pleads guilty for unlawfully re-entering the U.S.
MONROE, La. – Eliezer Merino-Tetlactle, 25, of Mexico, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty to one count of re-entry of a removed alien, U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph announced.
According to the guilty plea, West Monroe police arrested Merino-Tetlactle on August 23, 2018 for carnal knowledge of a juvenile, computer aided solicitation of a minor, possession of marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. His background check showed that he was an illegal alien who had been previously removed from the United States twice.
Merino-Tetlactle faces two years in prison, one year of supervised release and a $250,000.
United States Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations and the West Monroe Police Department investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Leon H. Whitten is prosecuting the case.